Dr Teresa Leung
MBBS FRACP FRCPA
Dr Teresa Leung is a general haematologist with a broad range of clinical experience, particularly in the field of malignant haematology. She obtained her Bachelor of Medicine from the University of Melbourne, and undertook her haematology training at institutions including Austin Hospital, (clinical and diagnostic laboratory haematology), as well as the Royal Melbourne Hospital (clinical haematology and bone marrow transplant service).
As Head of Malignant Haematology at the Northern Health, Dr Leung has taken on a lead role in developing the rapidly growing service, which covers leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma. She is also instrumental in setting up and running the hospital’s Haematology Clinical Trials Service, which aims to provide access opportunity for patients in the northern region to new therapies. In addition, Dr Leung works part time at the Northern Health’s Pathology service as a Laboratory Haematologist, and is a visiting haematologist to Alfred Health’s Myeloma service.
Dr Leung has a passion for teaching and clinical research, and has produced several publications together with her trainees. She is also an executive member of Northern Hospital’s Senior Medical Staff Association, as well as a mentor for junior medical staff and medical students from University of Melbourne.
Dr Leung is pleased to see referrals on both malignant and non-malignant blood disorders, as well as provide advice on abnormal haematological investigations.
Apart from English, Dr Leung also speaks fluent Cantonese, Mandarin and Japanese.
Dr Leung is a general haematologist with a broad range of clinical experience, particularly in the field of malignant haematology. She is pleased to see referrals on both malignant and non-malignant blood disorders, as well as providing advice on abnormal haematological investigations. She speaks fluent Cantonese, Mandarin and Japanese.
- Lukito, Leung et al; Active Treatment of Selected Elderly Patients with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia Improves Survival: Results from the establishment of acute leukaemia service at the Northern Hospital; Poster Publication at Haematology Australia Association Symposium; 2016
- Lim, Leunget al; Venous Thromboembolism in North East Melbourne; Poster publication at Royal Australasian College of Physicians Congress; 2014
- Gregory, Leunget al; Rituximab is associated with improved survival for aggressive B cell CNS Lymphoma; Neuro-Oncology; 2013
- Leungand Turner et al; Reversible bone marrow reticulin fibrosis as a side effect of Romiplostim therapy for the treatment of chronic refractory immune thrombocytopenia. Pathology Aug 2011; 43:520-22.